Painters can only simulate the beauty of nature and the arrangements it creates.
The pattern of the bubbles; the interplay of greens, rusty orange, yellows and browns; the rhythm of the varying shapes; and the subtle highlight speckles from the sun on the water are all perfect in their placement in this little stream.
As I look upon it, I think of all the modern artists whose brushwork mimics these elements and I realize though their paintings are beautiful in their own right, they are something different; they can never fully capture the unadulterated beauty that is complete and pure in its natural state.
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